|Object type||Black & white - Digital file TIFF|
|Date made||c 1937 - 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 2708 Sergeant John Atherton, 22 Squadron RAAF, of Wollongong, NSW. Sgt ...
Studio portrait of 2708 Sergeant John Atherton, 22 Squadron RAAF, of Wollongong, NSW. Sgt Atherton enlisted at Richmond, NSW, on 8 March 1937. He was one of 23 Australian and American personnel who were killed on 27 March 1943, when a Douglas C46 Dakota aircraft of 36 Squadron, A30-16, crashed shortly after taking off from Archerfield airfield, Qld, on a transport flight from Brisbane to Sydney.